Library

The ENG library is kept by one of our dedicated volunteers.

Contact: Margaret: 780-432-7609


Books, booklets, binders:

NATIVE PRAIRIE RESTORATION:

Creating Native Landscapes in the Northern Great Plains and Rocky Mountains (Montana location) - (booklet)

Grounds for Change – A User’s Guide to Schoolyard Naturalization; Calgary Zoo; 1999 (binder)

How to Manage Small Prairie Fires; Wayne R. Pauly; 1985 (booklet)

Native Plant Production; Native Plant Summit IV; 1998
- abstracts from summit

(Draft) Native Plant Revegetation Guidelines for Alberta; Native Plant Working Group; 1999 (booklet)

Natural Landscaping, An Introductory Naturalization Manual; Alberta Community Development; 1995
- Includes lots of information on habitat preferences

Prairie Restoration for the Beginner; Robert Ahrenhoerster & Trelen Wilson
-Q & A format including city yards

Prairie Propagation Handbook; Harold W. Rock, Wehr Nature Centre; 1981
- Lists plants and grasses with scientific and common name, habitat and propagation methods

Restoring native plant communities of the Upper Midwest; Prairie Restorations, Inc.; 1998

Restoring Our Native Prairie Heritage; Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Dev. VIDEO; 1999

Species at Risk, a guide to Canada’s species at risk in the Prairies; Environment Canada; 2004
- Excellent pictures

Transplanting Alberta Trees & Shrubs; Alberta Agriculture; 1982

WILDFLOWER GUIDES:

Key to the Common Alberta Wildflowers; Helene Walsh; 1982 (booklet)

Native Prairie Plants; Ducks Unlimited Canada; 1993(booklet)
- Basic info

Prairie Plants of Southeast Alberta; Hope Johnson; 2003
- Descriptions with line drawings

Species at Risk, a guide to Canada’s species at risk in the Prairies; Environment Canada; 2004

Wild Flowers of Alberta; R.G.H. Cormack; 1967
- description, habitats, with lots of pictures

Wildflowers Across the Prairies; F.R. Vance, J.R. Jowsey, J.S. McLean; 1977
- A good field guide with lots of pictures
INSECTS/POLLINATORS:

Alberta ButterflieS; G.D. Bird et al; 1995 - lots of pictures

Attracting Native Pollinators;The Xerces Society Guide; 2011
TREES AND SHRUBS:

Forest tree diseases of the prairie provinces; Y. Hiratsuka; Northern Forestry Centre; Government of Canada

Transplanting Alberta Trees & Shrubs; Alberta Agriculture; 1982

Tree and shrub insects of the prairie provinces; W.G.H. Ives and H.R. Wong; Northern Forestry Centre; Government of Canada

Trees and Shrubs of Alberta; Kathleen Wilkinson
- A habitat field guide
RELATED INTEREST:

Alberta Plants and Fungi - master species list and species group checklists; Alberta Energy/Forestry, Lands and Wildlife Booklet; 1992 (booklet)

Alberta Wildlife Viewing Guide; Alberta Forestry, Lands and Wildlife; 1990
- Viewing sites throughout the province with lots of picture including flowers. Would be good to take on a trip

Complete Guide to Xeriscaping, The; The City of Albuquerque (booklet)

ENCS 406 Study Guide; Barry Irving (booklet)
- List and description of grasses and non-grasses with simple descriptions in bullet form

Hedgemaids and Fairy Candles, The lives and lore of North American Wildflowers; Jack Sanders; 1993

North Saskatchewan River Guide; Billie Milholland; 2002
- Information for canoeists

Old Man’s Garden; Annora Brown; reprinted 1970
- A history of individual native prairie plants, very readable

Pathways to Abundant Gardens / A Pictoral Guide to Successful Organic Growing; Craig R. Elevitch; 2007

Prairie Phoenix: The Red Lily in Saskatchewan; Bonnie J. Lawrence and Anna L. Leighton; 2005

Teaching Places; Audrey J. Whitson; 2003
- A history about a woman’s spiritual search

Thistles of Canada, The; Agriculture Canada; 1974

Whitford Creek Wetland Preserve; Alberta Eco Trust (brochure)
- Located near Willingdon and Andrew

Magazines and monthly publications:

Alberta Naturalist
2004 Vol. 33, No. 4

Ark, The
- Nature Conservancy Canada
2002 Summer/Fall
2004 Fall
2005 Summer, Fall
2006 Spring, Summer
2007 Fall

BioDiversity Perspectives
- Alberta edition

Blazing Star, The
- The North American Native Plant Society
2002 Vol. 3, Issues 3 – 4
2003 Vol. 4, Issues 1 – 4
2004 Vol. 5, Issues 1 – 4
2005 Vol. 6, Issues 1 – 4

Edmonton Nature News
- Edmonton Nature Club
2005 Vol. 2, No. 4 Winter

Iris
- The Alberta Native Plant Council
2003 Nos. 43 – 45
2004 Nos. 46 – 47
2005 Nos. 49 – 50
2006 No. 51
2007 No. 55
2009 No. 60 – 61

Kinnickinnic
- The Devonian Botanic Garden
2002 Vol. 17, No. 4
2003 Vol. 18, No. 3
2004 Vol. 19, Nos. 1 – 4
2005 Vol. 21, No. 1

Native Plants
- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
2004 Vol. 21, No. 2

Native Plants Journal
- Indiana University Press
2000 Vol. 1, Nos. 1 – 2
2001 Vol. 2, Nos.1 – 2
2002 Vol. 3, Nos. 1 – 2
2003 Vol. 4, Nos. 1 – 2
2004 Vol. 5, Nos. 1 – 2
2005 Vol. 6, Nos. 1 - 3
2006 Vol. 7, Nos. 1 – 3
2007 Vol. 8, Nos. 1 – 2

Nature Alberta
- The Federation of Alberta Naturalists
2004 Vol. 34, No. 2
2005 Vol. 35, Nos. 3 – 4
2006 Vol. 36, Nos. 1 and 4
2007 Vol. 37, Nos. 1 – 4
2009 Vol. 38, No. 4; Vol. 39, No. 1
2010 Vol. 39, No. 4; Vol. 40, No. 3
2011 Vol. 41, No. 1

Nature Canada
- Canadian Nature Federation
1995 Spring
Prairie Garden, The
- Winnipeg Horticultural Society
1991-2006 (missing 1995 and 2005)

Recent Publications on Alberta
Natural History
2003 May Species Count for Birds
2003 May Species Count for Plants in Flower
2003 Alberta Butterfly Counts
2004 Alberta Butterfly Counts
2005 May Species Count for Birds

Wild Ones
- Wild Ones Natural Landscapers, Ltd
2002 New Member Handbook
2003 Vol. 16, Nos. 1 – 4
2004 Vol. 17, No. 5, 25 Years of Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes
2005 Vol. 18, Nos. 1 – 2

Wildflower
- The Canadian Wildflower Society
1992 8(2), 8(4)
1993 9(2) – 9(4)
1994 10(2) – 10(4)
1995 11(1) – 11(4)
1996 12(4)
1998 14(1) – 14(3)
1999 15(2)
2000 16(3) – 16(4)
2001 17(1), 17(3)
2002 18(1)